This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Envisioned Master's Program In Making And Big Data Aims To Address Engineering's Skills And Diversity Gaps

The program's education model features:

  • A hands-on curriculum that maximizes teamwork and uses real-world projects
  • Mentor-driven teaching from industry practitioners, furthering employer ties
  • Learning environments with technology-enabled simulations and real-time projects
  • Online learning, where appropriate, to target and improve retention and learning outcomes

"These carefully selected elements, delivered in a dramatically expansive physical environment, combine to create a new breed of engineer - smart, diverse, creative and passionate about making a difference in the world," added Kauffman. "Our ultimate goal is to enable our graduates to enter a high-growth industry in a climate where half of all students graduating from the U.S. higher education system are underemployed."

Once approvals are received from the states of Connecticut and California, recruitment and instruction will begin, with degrees to be awarded by the University of New Haven, which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

The program will also focus heavily on reaching underrepresented groups by creating programs targeted at these demographics. "NEU is distinctively positioned to deliver on the vision of the Geena Davis Institute: providing more accessible training in science, technology, engineering and math for underserved minority groups - in particular, women," said Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media. "First in the U.S., and then globally, we'll positively impact how our workforce is shaped for innovation."

New Engineering University, Inc. Leadership Team: Scott Kauffman joins as CEO. He is an accomplished leader and former Silicon Valley CEO of both private and public companies. Lueny Morell, winner of the prestigious Gordon Engineering Prize and former president of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, joins as chief academic officer. University Ventures, the only investment firm focused exclusively on the global higher education sector, is backing NEU with valued expertise and a capital base of $100M. Learn more about NEU at www.neu.me.

About The University of New Haven The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, the University of New Haven moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. The University of New Haven is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Media contact: Tracey Parry parry@airfoilgroup.com(408) 306-9712

 

2 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,232.02 -53.72 -0.29%
S&P 500 2,126.06 -4.76 -0.22%
NASDAQ 5,089.3620 -1.4320 -0.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs